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How To Treat Angular Chelitis When You Are Hiv Positive

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is called yeast infection or vaginitis . This is a common vaginal infection. Symptoms include itching, burning, and a thick whitish discharge. Candida can also spread and...
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you convinced me I HIV negative 6 years ago, today my daughter could have AIDS

Hi DoctorIts been several years since my last post to you; below I will highlight the previous posts. As I suspected many years ago I have indeed infected my daughter with an HIV like virus, I only say hiv like virus and not hiv because of all my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suicidal thoughts due to guilt.Your daughter may well have some type of medical condition; however, it has nothing to do with HIV or an HIV-like virus. As in the past you are misinterpreting laboratory studies. Previously you thought having... Read more »

Stress...and more stress...

I stumbled upon your site in search of the mysterious cause of what i now know to be "chelitis", a problem i have been fighting for 2 years now, i'm a 30 yr old female...at first i thought it was cold sores but know now otherwise...or is it a mix of...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...cracking or fissuring at the corners of the mouth. Whereas it is true that we do see this manifestation in association with HIV disease, it is also seen with Riboflavin (B2) deficiency, people who have ill-fitting dentures and have lost the... Read more »

Angular Cheilitis

I have been searching for more information on this condition but have been unable to come up with more than a brief medical description. Can I expect it to regress permanently or is it like herpes (treatable ongoing outbreaks)? Will it get worse?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Angular cheilitis is a reactive process with several possible causes, including infections, mechanical, nutritional deficiency, and dry mouth. Read more »

My endocrinologist may have found out why some get thrush and other symptoms at high CD4 levels and low VL's

I am one of those people who has full blown thrush with a high CD4 count (>800), plus nonstop geographic tongue and angular cheilitis.I never got an answer from any physician or from my HIV doctor...everyone ID specialist just said all or part of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...I have also seen very rare patients that have thrush and angular chelitis (erosions and cracking of the skin at the corners of the mouth) despite good CD4 counts. I can't say that I have ever checked Read more »
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Angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Could angular cheilitis in both sides of mouth be a syntom of HIV Read more »

Thrust and angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi everybody, did anyone get this syntoms in the early infection, Angulat cheilitis and thrust, ive been with gengivitis since the exposure in January, and since February i have angular cheilitis. Could some of Read more »

Angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is it a syntoms oh HIV, i have AC since almost a month after exposure and gastritis Read more »